Postcolonial Studies in Education

A New Social Contract in a Latin American Education Context

Authors: Streck, D.

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A New Social Contract in a Latin American Education Context is committed to what has become known as "perspective of the South:" understanding the South not as a geographical reference but as a vindication of the existence of ways of knowing and of living which struggle for their survival and for a legitimate place in a world where the respect for difference is balanced with the right for equality. The metaphor of the new social contract stands for the desire to envision another world, which paradoxically cannot but spring out of the entrails of the existing one. Could the same contract under which the colonial orders were erected serve as a tool for decolonizing relations, knowledge, and power? Consequently, what kind of education could effectively help structure a new social contract? These are some of the questions Streck addresses.

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DANILO ROMEU STRECK Director of the Graduate School of Education at the University of the Sinos Valley, Brazil.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-7

    Streck, Danilo R.

  • Daily Life, Globalization, and Education: Educational Practice and the Reading of the World

    Pages 9-26

    Streck, Danilo R.

  • The Latin American Pedagogical Labyrinth: A Popular Education Perspective

    Pages 27-42

    Streck, Danilo R.

  • The New Social Contract: A Brief Map for Educators

    Pages 43-64

    Streck, Danilo R.

  • Emile and the Limits of Citizenship

    Pages 65-84

    Streck, Danilo R.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A New Social Contract in a Latin American Education Context
Authors
Series Title
Postcolonial Studies in Education
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Danilo R. Streck
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11529-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230115293
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10538-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28981-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 187
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